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Jamie was diagnosed with Triple Negative Invasive Breast Cancer at the age of 28. She was not able to continue working to the same capacity she had been because her chemotherapy treatments left her with a very low immune system, but with the help of The Pink wig Foundation she has maintained a positive attitude: “I just recently began trying to realize that dream with a friend as we are trying to start our own catering business that will hopefully grow into a food truck and ultimately a restaurant.”
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Kim had recently bought a new home and was excited to begin a new phase of her life when she noticed a spot on her tongue that turned out to be malignant. She went through extensive surgeries and treatments, including a surgery to remove a substantial part of her tongue, which was then rebuilt using a graft from her forearm. She says, “The Pink Wig Foundation swept the stress away at a critical stage of my fragile health. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the gift of wellbeing.”
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Tina works in the hospital as a laboratory technician and has been off work since her diagnosis. She is eternally thankful to The Pink Wig Foundation and its donors in helping her through this trying time, and is hoping raise cancer awareness and offer support in her hometown.
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Since being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, Joanne has undergone radiation treatment as well alternative treatments in Germany after a recurrence in 2013.
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Amy was diagnosed with Stage 2 Ovarian cancer at just 28 years old and at 38 weeks pregnant with her second child.
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Kimber-Leigh’s battle with cancer started when she was diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer that started with a tumor in her foot.
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Jenn says: “Foundations like the Pink Wig Foundation was there to help me through some very hard times and I am so thankful to have had them in my life during this time.  I went through many difficult times because of my Cancer diagnosis but I am looking forward to the future and seeing what that brings for me.”
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Michelle Lee is The Pink Wig Foundation’s 3rd recipient. She is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse for Correction Services Canada.
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Denae Lawrence, The Pink Wig Foundation’s second full recipient, was shocked to find that what she thought was a rotator cuff injury was revealed by an ultrasound to be a bone malignancy on her upper arm.
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[note]Click here to purchase tickets to the 2016 Pink Wig Gala![/note]

Please join us for a fantastic night of fundraising, commemoration and live entertainment at the Delta Bessborough Hotel’s Adam Ballroom.


The night will begin with cocktails and a 3-course white linen supper, followed by silent auctions, announcements and tributes with live entertainment from local artists throughout the night.

[note]Date & Times:
Saturday, April 23, 2016
6pm: Cocktails (cash bar)
7pm: Supper
8pm: Live band performance and dancing

Location:
Delta Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Tickets:
Early Bird tickets (single seat) are available for $100 each, + event fees, before March 15, 2016.
General Admission (single seat) tickets are available for $120 + event fees after March 16.
Corporate or full table sponsorship available for $1000 + event fees (10 seats).

(Vegetarian meals are available, as are meals for those with with nut allergies or gluten sensitivities.)[/note]

ALL proceeds go to The Pink Wig Foundation and it’s efforts to support cancer patients and their families.

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Tickets are available for purchase online by following this link.

Black Tie / Dinner / Celebration / Silent Auctions / Social Mixer / Creative Fundraiser / Live Performances / Good Times


The 2016 Pink Wig Gala will feature a live performance from Kirby Criddle & more!

We’ve rounded up some of Saskatoon’s best live performers to entertain you throughout the evening.

Kirby Criddle

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Opening the gala performances we have Kirby Kriddle during supper. Kirby Criddle would surely steal your heart if you hadn’t already handed it over. This beguiling prairie girl makes music for late nights, for lovers and friends, and for you when you feel alone

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